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The Cohort: Most women journalists in history haven’t been ‘notable’ enough for Wikipedia. We’re changing that.

Angilee Shah, one of the founders of Women Do News, wrote a column for “The Cohort,” Poynter’s newsletter for women in media about the systemic problems of equity in news. The news industry functions like an economy in many ways. Our currency — trust, reputation, belief in each others’ abilities — is based on faith […]

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JAWS + Women Do News edit-a-thon: Write admired women journalists into history

Join JAWS and Women Do News for #WebinarWednesday and learn how to write women like Betsy Wade into popular digital history. Women journalists are underrepresented on Wikipedia, one of the most-visited English language websites in the world. This leads to issues related to safety, credibility, and recognition and income. We partnered with JAWS, the long-standing American […]